Future Simple Worksheets
The future simple is usually the third tense that students learn so it is a topic covered in classes for beginners. There are
224 Future Simple worksheets
to choose from on this page and even more worksheets on tenses on the main tense page. The future simple is often the easiest tense for students to use once it has been introduced because sentences such as I will study tomorrow are constructed by simply adding the word will.
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. It is a fifteen minute pair activity for low level learners. After printing out the directions and cutting out the phrase cards, you will be ready for class. The activity is pretty straightforward and focuses not just on using the future simple but also on time clauses. If you already have worksheets for the future simple, take a moment to upload them so that other busy teachers can learn from you.
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GRAMMAR TIP:What Is Future Tense?
In grammar, a future tense (abbreviated fut) is a verb form that marks the event described by the verb as not having happened yet, but expected to happen in the future (in an absolute tense system), or to happen subsequent to some other event, whether that is past, present, or future (in a relative tense system). The concept of the future, necessarily uncertain and at varying distances ahead, means that the speaker may express the future in terms of probability or intent ; the modality of intention is usually but not always present when a future construction is used. Whether future expression is realis or irrealis depends not on any objective, ontological notion of future reality, but rather on the speaker's conviction that the predicted event will at some future moment constitute reality. In many languages there is no morphological or syntactic indication of future tense. Future meaning is supplied by the context, with the use of temporal adverbs such as "later", or "next year", etc.
This sheet works best for introducing and eliciting the rules of future tenses (Will, Be going to and Present Continuous) in terms of decisions made on the spot or in the past and plans. Students ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
Rebeca Calvo Cogan
Activities based on Greta Thunberg's speech at COP24, Katowice, Poland. December 2018. Especially interesting if as a teacher you support 15th of March Students' Global Strike or Fridays for Futu ...
Review of the future tense in a PowerPoint presentation. This presentation may help you, the teacher, explain the future tenses or review them with your students. It contains explanations and exam ...
Pre-Int Int Adv Exam
This is a song worksheet to learn vocabulary and develop listening and speaking skills. After listening to the song twice, students fill in the gaps in the lyrics. As it is a song with catchy ryth ...
Monopoly Deal is basically Monopoly, the game you know and hate, in the form of a card game, which you will come to love. It is Monopoly without tears, and it takes about a tenth of the time (20-6 ...
Elem Pre-Int Int Adv
This worksheet is based on 'Peppa Pig' cartoon Halloween themed episode. It starts from the beginning of the video below and ends at 4:29. It was made to revise Future Simple and Going To and to s ...
Paloma Valencia Castro
This fun activity will help students practice some grammar elements such as past tenses, pronouns and the future with 'will'. Ideal for elementary or pre-intermediate students. The song can be par ...
This worksheet contains two pages. The first contains a chart illustrating present simple -ing form, will and going to and how these are used to indicating the future. The second page is a pract ...
This worksheet can be used to help students to understand the use of the future (will and contractions). The vocabulary is easy and students can understand the lyrics. They listen the song and com ...
This is a list of several questions designed to help teach verb tenses. The questions are divided into Simple Present, Simple Past, and Simple Future. This worksheet also contains a bunch of Mixed ...
This tense chart was made with law enforcement-related example sentences, otherwise it is a normal chart :) I have been teaching law enforcement English for 9 years now, and I made this chart for ...
Pre-Int Int Adv Exam
This is an overview of the different tenses in English: present simple, present continuous, present perfect, present perfect continuous, past simple, past continuous, past perfect, past perf ...
This is a listening worksheet based on a YouTube Video: ASAP Science - Humans in 1000 years. Students have to fill the gaps, answer questions and write their opinion about what humans will be &nbs ...
Students find it difficult to differentiate between future forms. When you make it clear and teach them to visualise the situation it's easier for them. 1) A dark cloud refers to the be goi ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
This listening activity has 3 exercises for students to review some modals such as "can" for ability and "will" for future, both positivie and negative stataments, and some common action verbs us ...
This boardgame is aimed at elementary or pre-intermediate learners and is designed to provide an opportunity to practise expressing future intentions. Its use is self explanatory. It is a PDF fil ...
English Through Videos
This fun video activity is to practise future predictions. While watching a clip from the hit TV series Family Guy, learners have to make predictions about what they expect to happen next. Learner ...
Elem Pre-Int Int Adv Exam
Simple and continuous tenses scheme with examples (present, past, future, present perfect). It's a simple table aimed at revising and/ar learning present and progressive tenses (present simple and ...
It is a nice song to revise past simple, will and be going to. Sts are asked to complete sentences with the correct form of the verbs. There are regular and irregular verbs and contractions ('ll/ ...
You can print, laminate and cut out these flashcards. Put students in pairs. Distribute 10 cards to each student, out of these 10 a student chooses 6 and his friend reads the future for him/h ...
This is a poem worksheet with very interesting tasks for your students. The worksheet includes an original poem, the explanations of how to create a lesson and a short passage explaining the histo ...
Int Adv Exam
María J. Sierra
There is a pre-reading activity to practise vocabulary as well as a gap fill activity for students to do while reading the excerpt from the book The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾ ...
Easy song to review present tense, future with going to, and will, with a fill in the gap exercise. Also the use of "gonna" instead of "going to". Students have to look up the meaning of new vocab ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
I used this song in high school to introduce a topic about relationships that can have a bad end, it's different from all new bands, singers and two versions of this song can be used: normal ...
These two worksheets review mixed past and future tenses using two stories. They both feature examples at the top of each to help the student figure out in which instance each tense should be used ...
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